Memorial Dedicated to Six Boston FF Killed In 1942 East Boston Luongo Fire

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Memorial dedicated in East Boston (MA) honoring Six Boston firefighters who made the supreme sacrifice while battling a fire in 1942.

The 1942 Luongo’s Restaurant Fire and Collapse in East Boston; Six Boston Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths

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A multiple alarm fire and collapse 70 years ago resulting in six Boston Firefighter LODDs, was overshadowed by the Coconut Grove Fire which occurred 13 days later. Here’ the story and legacy.

Resource Tool for Your Radar Screen

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Take a moment to check out the latest links on Facebook with Buildingsonfire.

Training Programs for Today’s Evolving Fireground Series for 2013

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PROGRAM OFFERINGS The Command Institute announces the 2013 Buildingsonfire training, seminar and lecture series. These program offerings and deliveries are part of the Buildingsonfire.com Series of Training Programs designed and developed to support the continuing professional and operational development of the American Fire Service in meeting the challenges of the today’s evolving fireground. These programs […]

Nothing is Ever Routine: Residential Fire-Chicago LODD

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Nothing is ever routine;…… pause to reflect and remember the demands of the job and the inherent risks and the sacrifices made each and every day in this noble profession of the fire service.
Another beloved brother firefighter’s sacrifice, protecting the citizens of his great city.

Better Angels: The Firefighters of 9/11

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 Remembering some friends on this day of days…           Better Angels: the Firefighters of 9/11 is 343 individual oil paintings of the firefighters who died on 9/11, created to honor the lives they lived and the people they loved. See the 343 » http://betterangels911.com/     

NIST Strategic Roadmap to Reduce Preventable Fire Burden

New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce the Nation’s Preventable Fire Burden by a Third

The Brotherhood of the Fire Service and the Bonds of Family

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We all share a common bond that is defined by who we are and that is; firefighters. We are also defined by our families and loved ones and by the paths these past eleven years have given us; and where they may lead in the years ahead.

Engineering Ground Zero

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To commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presented an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit. With extraordinary access granted by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, “Engineering Ground Zero” follows the five-year construction of One World Trade Center (1 WTC) and the National September 11 Memorial […]

Predictability and Performance Of Buildings and Today’s Fireground

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Understanding the building – its complexities in terms of anatomy, structural systems, materials, configuration, design, layout, systems, methods of construction, engineering and inherent features, limitations, challenges and risks – is fundamental for operational excellence on the fireground and firefighter safety.

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